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Published 1784
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Preface signed: Thomas Pennant

Plates signed: P. Brown, del.; Ch. Cordiner pinx.; M. Griffiths del.; G. Low, pinx.; P. Mazell sculp.; P. Paillore pinx.; G. Stubbs pinx

Etched title vignettes, side-notes; press figures

Paged continuously

Errata: p. [13] of 3rd page group, v. 2

Includes bibliographical references and indexes

v. 1. Introduction. Class I. Quadrupeds -- v. 2. Class II. Birds

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SCNHRB has two copies, both printed on laid paper

SCNHRB c. 1 (v. 1: 39088013488697 ; v. 2: 39088013488739 ) has armorial bookplate: Sir Lambert Blackwell, Bart

SCNHRB c. 1 has stamped on t.p.: Mearns Collection, Smithsonian Institution National Museum [ms. acc. no.] 234393. With Mearn's ink signature on t.p.'s and ms. annotations and corrections in ink and pencil

SCNHRB c. 1 of v. 2 has ms. notes by Mearns ([6] p.) laid in, on printed letterhead stationery from Mearns House, Highland Falls, N.Y., office of Edgar A. Mearns, M.D

SCNHRB c. 1 stamped on verso of t.p.'s: Smithsonian Library Oct 7 1957

SCNHRB c. 1 of v. 2 is bound with: Pennant, Thomas. Supplement to the Arctic Zoology. London: Printed by Henry Hughs, 1787. Bound together subsequent to publication

SCNHRB c. 1 is large paper copy, bound in brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine

SCNHRB c. 2 (v. 1: 39088013488770; v. 2: 39088013488812) has the first map from the Supplement bound at the beginning of v. 1 and the second map at the front of v. 2

SCNHRB c. 2 from the collection of Jonathan Dwight Jr. and Marcia Brady Tucker. With the Tucker collational notes on the t.p.'s

SCNHRB c. 2 of v. 2 is bound with: Pennant, Thomas. Supplement to the Arctic Zoology. London: Printed by Henry Hughs, 1787. Bound together subsequent to publication

SCNHRB c. 2 bound in speckled calf binding, re-backed spine with title in gilt within black leather spine label, marbled endpapers; measures 25 cm


Volume v. 1 (1784)
Publisher London : Printed by Henry Hughs
Pages 454
Language English
Call number 39088013488697
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book); pages LIX and LX are repeated

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